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Laurel Mountain Wind facility, south view

Laurel_mountain_2_thumb This photo of the Laurel Mountain Wind Project located Northwest of Elkins, WV shows the view of the 61 turbine project looking south. The project is still under construction but the impact of clearing and road development is notable. AES Corporation's project (total nameplate capacity of 125 megawatts) was approved in 2008 by the WV PSC under substantial protest by residents in the county.
29 Mar 2011

Laurel Mountain Wind facility, looking toward Randolph County

Laurel_mountain_4_thumb This photo of the Laurel Mountain Wind Project located Northwest of Elkins, WV shows the view of the 61-turbines overlooking Randolph County. AES Corporation's project (total nameplate capacity of 125 megawatts) erected along 8-miles of the Laurel Mountain ridgeline between Barbour and Randolph counties was approved in 2008 by the WV PSC under substantial protest by residents in the county.
29 Mar 2011

Laurel Mountain Wind facility, looking north

Laurel_mountain_1_thumb This photo of the Laurel Mountain Wind Project located Northwest of Elkins, WV shows the view of the 61 turbine project looking north along 8-miles of the Laurel Mountain ridgeline between Barbour and Randolph counties. AES Corporation's project (total nameplate capacity of 125 megawatts) was approved in 2008 by the WV PSC under substantial protest by residents in the county.
29 Mar 2011

Laurel Mountain Wind facility, looking toward Barbour County

Laurel_mountain_3_thumb This photo of the Laurel Mountain Wind Project located Northwest of Elkins, WV shows the view of the 61-turbines overlooking Barbour County. AES Corporation's project (total nameplate capacity of 125 megawatts) erected along 8-miles of the Laurel Mountain ridgeline between Barbour and Randolph counties was approved in 2008 by the WV PSC under substantial protest by residents in the county.
29 Mar 2011

Laurel Mountain Wind facility, substation and transmission

Laurel_mountain_7_thumb This photo of the Laurel Mountain Wind Project located Northwest of Elkins, WV shows the impact of the giant substation needed to service AES Corporation's project. The wind project consists of 61 wind turbines (total nameplate capacity of 125 megawatts) erected along 8-miles of the Laurel Mountain ridgeline between Barbour and Randolph counties. It was approved in 2008 by the WV PSC under substantial protest by residents in the county.
29 Mar 2011

Beech Ridge development to proceed; Federal judge approves plan to protect wildlife

Construction of the Beech Ridge wind farm will proceed immediately, following the approval Tuesday by a federal judge of a settlement between the project's developer and environmentalists who sought to derail the Greenbrier County venture. U.S. District Judge Roger Titus approved an agreement between Chicago-based Invenergy Wind LLC and wildlife groups to protect endangered Indiana bats.
28 Jan 2010

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